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Fairview Lake YMCA Camps Holds Blood Drive, Distributes Food

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps collected 28 pints of blood during a blood drive on May 11 in partnership with Vitalant. That amount of blood could save as many as 84 lives.

By: Mollie Shauger | May 22, 2020

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Wayne YMCA Leads United Effort to Feed Residents in Need of Assistance

The Wayne YMCA is leading a community-wide effort to assist individuals struggling with food insecurity in our local community.

By: Mollie Shauger | May 21, 2020

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Sussex County YMCA Drive Collects 28 Pints of Life-Saving Blood

The Sussex County YMCA collected 28 pints of blood during a blood drive on May 6 in partnership with Vitalant. That amount of blood could save as many as 84 lives.

By: Mollie Shauger | May 21, 2020

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South Mountain, East Orange YMCAs Helping to Provide Meals to Families

The South Mountain and East Orange YMCAs are helping to feed people in the community who are facing financial hardships during the COVID-19 health crisis. 

By: Mollie Shauger | May 11, 2020

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Wayne YMCA Helping to Relieve Food Insecurity During Pandemic

The Wayne YMCA is joining forces with five local organizations to help relieve hunger in the community. The Y recently distributed 50 boxed meal kits containing produce, meat, and other staple foods to families in Wayne, in collaboration with the Wayne Interfaith Network Food Pantry, Wayne Township Health Department, Meadowlands Area YMCA and Table to Table. 

By: Mollie Shauger | May 06, 2020

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South Mountain YMCA Collects 15 Pints of Life-Saving Blood During Drive

The South Mountain YMCA collected 15 pints of blood during a blood drive on Wednesday, April 22 in partnership with the American Red Cross. That amount of blood is enough to save approximately 45 lives, according to the Red Cross.

By: Mollie Shauger | Apr 30, 2020

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West Essex YMCA Drive Nets 15 Pints of Life-Saving Blood

The West Essex YMCA collected 15 pints of blood during a blood drive on Thursday, April 9 in the Y’s gymnasium. That amount of blood is enough to save approximately 45 lives.

By: Mollie Shauger | Apr 13, 2020

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Wayne YMCA Drive Nets 17 Pints of Life-Saving Blood

The Wayne YMCA collected 17 pints of blood during a blood drive on Monday, April 6 in the Y’s gymnasium. That amount of blood is enough to save approximately 51 lives, according to the American Red Cross.

By: Mollie Shauger | Apr 09, 2020

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Metro YMCAs Addressing Blood Shortage, Other Community Needs

 As coronavirus cases continue to grow and impact more communities, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is stepping up to address the ongoing need for blood donations, child care for essential workers, and other community needs during this pandemic.

By: Mollie Shauger | Apr 02, 2020

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8 Easy Ways to Make an Impact in the Community

Giving your time can make a big difference in your community. Here are some ways to volunteer any day of the year. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Nov 08, 2019

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A Neighborly Rehabilitation/Longterm Care Center Named West Essex YMCA Program Champion

Inglemoor joined a growing list of West Essex YMCA Program Champions — businesses, organizations and individuals who have made a multi-year commitment to support an initiative of their choosing. 

By: News and blog | Sep 10, 2019

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Summer Experiences at the YMCA Bridge Cultures

The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is giving youth from other countries a taste of American life and camp, while providing opportunities for local campers and YMCA members to learn about other cultures.

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 22, 2019

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Brother International Named West Essex YMCA Program Champion

Brother International signed on as a West Essex YMCA Program Champion. The corporation donated $6,000 to La Vida Deliciosa and agreed to fund $6,000 in needs-based scholarships for YMCA childcare.

By: News and blog | Jun 24, 2019